If Only I Could Tell You [Pdf/E–pub]
The Cattle Baron d019 how emotional and touching it was and now when the book is released it s Goodreads page is full of positive 5 and 4 stars reviewsI am aware that I am in minority here but I have to say Iidn t like this story as much as others I mean I Desire Me More (Desire Me, do appreciate it and Io think it was a touching story that talks about so many serious subjects that happen every A Teachers Guide to American Tapestry day and need to be talked about but I neede 5 stars to the writing storyevelopment pacing3 stars to the characters Lily and JessSo final What Happens to Our Trash? decision 4 heart breaking tear jerker emotionally heavy poignant memorableysfunctional starsAs decision 4 heart breaking tear jerker emotionally heavy poignant memorable The Pursuit of Mary Bennet dysfunctional starsAs start trying to read this book and facing with my own skeletons in the closet were the toughest tasks I lately endured I guess all the women readers had shaken tremendously as soon as they start flipping pages because every one of us are mothers sistersaughters nieces granddaughters and when it comes to connect with the same gender your emotions always speak louder your rational thoughts Sometimes you may reject to accept each other s Scandals and Secrets (Hearts Of Fire, differences or opinions perspectives choices which could cause bigramas insurmountable Shooting for a Century devastating conseuences in your lives So communication or trying your best to listen to the others are our keywords to make peace with your own familyBeckerman chose a really compelling and challenging subject a broken battered relationship between sisters and big secret that can change all the balances in the family Lily seems like she is having all with her successful career beautifulaughter and supporting husband On the other hand Jess is still struggling in her life trying to raise her kid by herself and working at I, Partridge demanding TV show as local manager Two sisters opinionsecisions preferences about life are so Shadow of the Templar different And now their mother Audrey isying and her last wish is bringing back her Unforgiven (Warriors for the Light daughters together for reconcilingBut of course After I read two sisters who haven t been talking each other for a long time and affecting their own children to alienate with each other made me really pissed off So many times I just wanted to buy a megaphone and shouted at their ears with maximum volume Stop acting childish and start to use real words to communicate So many readers mentioned this book as unputdownable fast pacing addictive reading I truly loved the author s amazing emotional words cut through my heart and made me bleed But I have to say this is one of my hardest readings and I was about to putown this book and take too many long breaths to calm myself Buried Sins (The Three Sisters Inn, down You know the feeling as the walls come tumblingown and all the pieces inside of you start to crumble slowly that s what this book made me feel like Of course it s hard to write something objective because when you Six Days in Leningrad deal too many losses and familyramas in your life there are two options you became stressful person who hate everybody or you became sarcastic screenwriter who likes to tease with the hand life ealt for her and restrain your urge to slap all those meaningless obnoxious fictional characters So you already what I chose Yes hating peopleSometimes miscarriage suicide fatal illness ysfunctional family issues were like six octopus arms attacking to my neck to suffocate
me I had a powerful urge to throw my kindle against I had a powerful urge to throw my kindle against wall and start to sprint out of the house meet my husband and my friends at my favorite all you can sushi place and Flyboy devour them till I suffer from mercury poisoning andrink several sake shots to get rid of the bad mood the book gave meBut later I
realized I acted immature spoiled brats like these sisters id So I acted immature spoiled brats like these sisters id So grabbed my book and resumed reading After all the teasing part about the real matter Pandora s box opened slowly and big revelation punched me in the face Did I expect this Partly but this is intense than what I for. Ntrol a evastating choice that was made so many years ago is about to be revealed testing once and for all Audrey and those she lovesIs it too late for one broken family to heal and find their way back to each otherA beautiful novel of mothers and aughters the bonds of family and the secrets that can sometimes ivide us yet also bring us together If Only I Could Tell You will remain on your mind long after the last page is turn.
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If only I could like this book Foreshadowing is a potent tool Very potent Unfortunately this book uses it the way a three year old talks to a parentDaddy I sawWhat id you seeIf only I could tell youOK then Oh Baby! don t tell meBut guessWas it an animalIf only I could tell youA manIf only I could tell you OK then let s play a gameNonono you MUST guess It has legsHow many legsIf only I could tell youWhen I reached the second part of the book I started flipping through the pages irritated waiting to find out WHAT IT WAS THAT SHE COULDN T TELL ME At the same time I feared I end up feeling the same way I had when I first read Stephen King s It which was perfectly terrifying until it was revealed at the point where even an eight headed Her Rancher Hero (Saddlers Prairie, dragon named Susan would haveisappointed me Beckerman The Maid of Lorne doesn tisappoint when she finally elivers U This is one of the saddest books I ve ever read It actually made me feel psychically epressed at times while reading this This is a contemporary story that follows this mother Audrey and her adult How to Become a Virgin daughters Jess and Lilyon
t speak to each other and their teenage aughters have never all because of this secret that happened whenspeak to each other and their teenage aughters have met all because of this secret that happened when were children You spend the story trying to figure out what happened to their family and along the way you get your heart broken into pieces This book is being compared to one of my favorite tv shows This Is Us and I can honestly see why it s a family The Bosss Baby Surprise drama that makes you cry your eyes out I will warn you though that this book has some very triggering things in it like view spoilersuicide cancerserious illness grief miscarriage hide spoiler A very intriguing start Sisters Jess and Lily are getting ready for school when Lily goes into the spare room which she was asked not to Weon t know what she sees but it causes the sisters to be estranged for years to come I m so pleased I had thought I had this all worked out and I was so wrongWe then move forwards 28 years and Audrey is moving into her aughter Jess s house as she is ying Audrey s last wish would be for her Command Performance daughters to be reconciled But can it be fixed The title If only I could tell you was so apt Imagine thinking you saw something you keep it a secret only to find out that you had misconstrued it A secret that has affected the whole family with heartbreaking conseuencesFor me reading this was an emotional ride it is so beautifully and compassionately written that it will capture you re heart and attention from start to finish Definitely read this with the tissues nearby you made me laugh and you made me cry you also made me think about siblings that I have not been in touch with for a while and how life is too short so grab life with both hands and enjoy itThis book incorporates so much grief loss friendship love basically it has highs and lows than a rollercoaster but is not alloom and gloom The tension is kept throughout the book to the end which is finished off in a believable and compassionate wayA must read but make sure you have a few hours to spare as you will not want to put this book ownI rate this book 10 out of 10Looking forward to Hannah Beckerman s next book Thank you TO NETGALLEY FOR MY COPY IN Netgalley for my copy in for a review DNF 31%Shoot I should ve read trigger warnings of this book first I knew there might be some unexpected things but I ve never thought that it would include THISSS God I can t unread what I ve just read but it would be better if I will no longer continue reading it and find spoilers to read insteadPS I won t rate this book since it s not its fault It s me Only me Next time I ll read trigger warnings before I start reading any books Oh how I love an emotional story of family Audrey s Family is a mess Her aughters Jess and Lily no longer speak to each other and her granddaughte. Hannah Beckerman pens a life affirming novel that tells the story of a family The Perfect Blend divided and the secret that can possibly unite them a must for fans of This Is UsAudrey knows that life is filled with ups andowns but she can’t help feeling like she’s been ealt than her fair share as she’s watched her family come undone over the years Her ream as a mother had been for her aughters Jess and Lily to be as close as only sis. ,
Rs have never metThere s a secret that ivides the family but it s also a loosely tied tether that connects themWill this broken family ever reconnectIf Only I Could Tell You is an authentic sad somber and genuine story of sisterhood in all its rawness Audrey is ill and she needs the support of both Rayuan Sang Bos [Seduced By the Boss] daughters Will Jess and Lily come together for the sake of their mother There s so muchepth I felt like I was reading a memoir and not a work of contemporary fiction This is Bachelor to the Rescue (Home to Dover, definitely a book that reuires a box of tissues If Only I Could Tell You is a relatable well written story one that is memorable and the author keeps the tension building as she slowly reveals the secret that tore this family apart Highly recommended for fans of powerful reads and stories of familyMany of my reviews can also be found on my blog wwwjennifertarheelreadercom This was my BOTM for September and I wanted to love it as I am sucker for these broken familyramas but this one was just way too over the top for meSLIGHT SPOILER ALERT This book covers way too many topics for one rather short book assisted suicide suicide coming out infidelity cancer multiple miscarriages Even re reading the list makes my head spin It was just too much for me tackling a couple of these issues would still have evoked the same type of emotions in the reader that I believe Beckerman was going for but by throwing everything but the kitchen sink in there it just Secrets At Maple Syrup Farm didn t work and I couldn t wait for this roller coaster ride to end Also the secret that had torn the sisters apart for 20 years was not credible It all started when the one sister Jess was only 10 years old and it carried on in her head for the next twoecades It s not believable that Jess wouldn t have told someone or tried to get to the bottom of her assumption prior to that time Perhaps it would have worked for me had Jess been a likable character however she was not Her actions and really the actions of both sisters were so self absorbed that by the end of the book I was emotionally unattached to either of of them and idn t really that by the end of the book I was emotionally unattached to either of of them and idn t really if they finally reconciled or not I thought the two granddaughters were the only saving grace of the book Due to all of the emotional topics I think this book is getting better reviews than it The Dukes Gamble deserves It really is just mediocre 2 wish I could change my BOTM choice stars Hannah Beckerman has written a supremely emotional story seriously this book should come with a box of Kleenex This bookid not break my heart it tore it out of my chest chewed it up spit it out "Stomped On It A Couple "on it a couple and then slammed it against the wall When I finish the book I Unmasking the Marquess (Hold Your Breath, dried my tears took aeep breath and just sat there uietly and thought It is ays later now and I m still thinking about it This book was a poignant look at one family s journey to healing Sisters Lily and Jess have been estranged for over 30 year If Only I Could Tell You left me feeling overwhelmed because of all the issues that it tackled It was too much for me and I was also frustrated with how
the characters handled or often id not address the issues So many elephants in the room thatcharacters handled or often Chatsfields Ultimate Acquisition did not address the issues So many elephants in the room that have been faced andealt with to give the family some closure and an ability to grow and move on Others Major Westhavens Unwilling Ward (Hh did like this book a lot than I liked it so I encourage you to check out the various reviews There are many issues that could be hard for some people to handle and other reviews actually list the individual potential triggers Thank you to Goodreads Giveaway and Orion for this ARC Trigger warning this book talks about serious illness miscarriage suicideIf Only I Could Tell You is a book everyone talked about still in 2018 even though it officially came out feways agoMany bloggers said it will be on most people favourite lists for Ters can be But now as adults they no longer speak to each other and Audrey’s two teenage granddaughters have never met Even upsetting is the fact that Audrey has no idea how to fix her family as she wonders if they will ever be whole againIf only Audrey had known three Major Westhavens Unwilling Ward decades ago that a secret could have the power to split her family in two but ironically also keep them linked And when hostilities threaten to spiral out of co.